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of it all day. terry? >> reporter: diane, tonight, cairo is just delirious. the people of egypt are intoxicated with freedom. their struggle to change their government, through peaceful means, by standing up in dignity and determination has ended in absolute triumph. they did it. every one of them. they did it. 30 years of one-man rule. 18 days of sometimes bloody protests. and a genuine people's movement that would not be denied culminated in this. vice president omar suleiman, hosni mubarak's long-time collaborator and the man he chose to inherit his powers just yesterday, announced that the era of mubarak was over. "president hosni mubarak has decided to step down as president of the republic," he said. and he concluded, "may god guide us." government power is now in the hands of the nation's military, headed by this field marshall. but the real power is here. today, that power flowed out of tahrir square and down the avenues of cairo in a long march, 13 miles to the presidential palace. we are on the road to the president palace. we are still 30 minutes by foot to the palace
. pierre? >> reporter: diane, the u.s. spends billions of sew fist k t kwated ways to uncover terrorism mrolts. but it was average citizens who cracked this case. the man arrived in federal court today accused of planning mass murder. in court, he was calm, telling the federal judge he completely understood the charges against him. the fbi says aldawsari, a student from saudi arabia, was quietly plotting for years, learning english, studying bomb-making online, looking at targets. undetected until he tried to buy bomb-making materials. two small businesses stopped this case. >> we became aware of some suspicious circumstances around that shipment. we immediately notified the fbi. >> reporter: jim parrish is president of a biological supply company in north carolina where workers became concerned about the purchase of a large supply of phenol. and, as it turns out, another company, conway freight of texas, called police because aldawsari wanted dangerous hazardous materials. >> to be successful with a lone wolf like this, you've got to have the force multiplier of the public. >> reporter
in the middle of it all. christiane, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, diane. the army has vowed not to use force against the egyptian people and, therefore, answering a key question of what would happen if they were given those orders. the curfew seems to mean nothing even now we can hear protesters chanting behind us, and it started early this morning. day seven of the protest in egypt. the army began with a strong show of force. more tanks and armored vehicles and more foot soldiers trying to halt the traffic of protesters. can you explain to me what's happening? soldiers and police tried to block off the protesters from getting into the square. we're not allowed to film on pain of having our cameras and film taken. we're not allowed to go into the square, nor are the demonstrators. we spoke to an army captain who doesn't want to go on camera but who told me that his orders are to maintain discipline and to seal the square. but it didn't work. within hours people were flooding back. we got caught up in this crowd as they tried to enter the square. inside there was no violence
, diane. there are reports of thousands of mercenaries massing around the city, ready to move in to defend it. we're hearing that pro-gadhafi forces are set out to destroy some of libya's precious oil fields. it appears that gadhafi and his country are unraveling. the message that met us as we crossed into libya today, graffiti that reads, hand by hand, down with crazy gadhafi. a large part of this country now firmly in the control of the protesters. we're about 15 minutes inside the libyan border and we've been stopped several times where they are asking for our passports. but it is civilians who are doing the asking. there isn't any military or police in sight. those we spoke to saga daffy has failed them. "people need everything," this man said. there are no hospitals, no medicine, no jobs, no food." >> he only did one thing. he tried to catch the authority, he tried to catch the oil. he just thinks himself as a leader of africa, but he is nothing. >> reporter: just to the west, signs of a nation on the cusp of all-out war. libyan military tries to destroy the protesters. a helicopter g
. she targets one of our colleagues here, diane sawyer. take a listen to how this plays out. >> i hate you, diane sawyer. >> watch out, sue sylvester, watch out. see you all tomorrow. >> so, clearly sue on the show confuses katie couric with diane sawyer. diane saw that and that's how she closed "world news tonight." the thing has continued on facebook. which is so funny. diane wrote, as a former seneca rejected jv wanna-be cheerleader, i'll meet you in the gym. bring the cannon. that's what diane wrote on face book. and sylvester wrote, bring it on, diane sawyer. your next gig will be hosting "good morning emergency room." obviously, all in good fun. that's funny. watching two legends go at it. >> i wonder what she'll close "world news" with today? >> getting fierce. i put my money on diane. as you would, too? >> you know it. >> josh brolin slams john travolta and his scientology beliefs. this played out in "the new yorker." basically what happened is he's talking about scientology. and he says, there's a brief period in his life when he went to the celebrity center in los angeles and
drive in chicago. chris? >> reporter: good evening, diane. here on lake shore drive, more than 200 cars remain stuck in the snow and the city is coping with a blizzard for the record books. at daybreak, lake shore drive, usually so lovely, looked like an apocalyptic movie set. mile after mile, nearly a thousand cars stuck in snow so deep they could not possibly escape. in this section of lake shore drive, just a mile north of downtown, we've come across hundreds and hundreds of trapped cars, as far as the eye can see. we checked for stranded motorists and found jaco collins. he'd come back after spending most of the night trapped in his truck. how long were you inside? >> i was inside with my neighbor next door right there for almost seven hours. >> reporter: the monster storm roared in at rush hour like a winter hurricane. multiple accidents backed up traffic, so cars, trucks, even city buses were trapped. some ran out of gas. what was it like? >> cold and everybody was trying to stay huddled in their cars. >> reporter: all night long, firefighters fanned out in snowmobiles to rescue t
guard if the central state employees walk off the job. diane? >> chris, no sign that they're going home soon. thank you. >>> and as chris knows, the debate, the contest about who will get america's limited resources spreads far beyond wisconsin, including to the doorstep of a tough-talking governor back east who said he will not back down. here's sharyn alfonsi. >> reporter: in new jersey, governor chris christie booed by firefighters. after suggesting the retirement age had to be raised. and that pension plans had to be cut. >> promised you benefits that they had no way of paying for. >> reporter: new jersey facing an $11 billion deficit this year -- >> 50 times three is -- >> reporter: in new york, mayor bloomberg threatened to cut teachers jobs because of a loss in state funding. >> i don't think we can afford to lose any teachers. but if we have to do, we'll have to do with 6,000 fewer. >> reporter: most states, unlike the federal government, have to balance their budget every year. 2012 is shaping up to be one of the most difficult on record. 48 states and the district of columbia
. . . >>> tonight on "nightline," world exclusive. diane sawyer goes head to head with donald rumsfeld in a tv first. the former secretary of defense opens up as never before. the controversy, the war, the wmds and the big question, what did he get wrong? >>> plus, the man whose public face has been stoney defiance gets emotional for the first time about his private trials at home during his tenure at the pentagon. an eye-opening surprising interview starts right now. >>> good evening, everyone. aisle bill weir. every war has its own signature images and when it comes to iraq and afghanistan, the sight and sound of donald rumsfeld at the pentagon podium is woven into american history. his defiant management of those wars made the former secretary of defense one of the most polarizing political figures of the post-9/11 age but in this his first television interview since 2006 you will see donald rumsfeld as never before. he reveals a tender side and valuable insight into the decisions that have so many young americans still in harm's way tonight. here with the world exclusive i
>> good afternoon. i'm diane sawyerere at abc news headquarters in new york. we're going to take a moment of your regular programming to bring you word out of egypt of a very important development. abc's christiane amanpour made her way to the man at the center of the storm in cairo. she talked with hosni mubarak. as you know, it has been a dangerous trip. journalists targeted as they move through the streets there. but she is on the phone with us now. first of all, we are glad that you are safe. what did president mubarak say to you? >> good afternoon, diane. i spoke for about 30 minutes with president hosni mubarak in a reception room at the palace and i asked him what he thought now that he's promised to leave office and not stand for re-election. he told me that i am fed up after 62 years in public life, i have had enough, i want to go. but he added, if i resign today, there will be chaos. he said that he had told that also to president barack obama. he told me, quote, obama is a very good man, but i told obama, quote, you don't understand the egyptian culture and what would happen if
to dissect the dissent. grabbing at straws? and are we headed for a big time girl fight? >> i hate you, diane sawyer. >> jon: on the panel this week, lynn sweet washington burrow chief for the sun times and jim pinkerton, fellow, american news council, and alan colmes. i'm jon scott, fox news watch is on right now. by combining huff-post with aol site, driving focus and international reach we know we'll be creating a company that can have an enormous impact, reaching an audience on every imaginable global platform. that was ariana huffington announcing a merger between aol and her website. that's different from what we sawed a few years ago about a merger. and mega corporations have had a deleterious effect. lessening competition, choking off debate and elevating profit over the public good. so, the question is, ariana a sellout? >> and two companies merging? we have more platforms than we've ever had. you can go on the web and go to all different platforms. simply because she made a great deal for herself, she showed herself to be a great business woman. you'd take the 350 million. >> jon: t
in the wisconsin capital today said it's cairo like moved to madison. chris? >> reporter: good evening, diane. for the third straight day, thousands of state workers and their supporters have swarmed the state capital some even picketing legislatiures at thei home. today, the capital rotunda was packed top to bottom. thousands of teachers, employees of all kind. mostly peaceful. handful of arrests. >>s there a lot of anger here? >> yes. very upset. >> i think it's frustration more than anger that he's not listening to our voices. >> reporter: so many teachers are here at madison's schools, closed for the second straight day the protesters raging at the government plan to reign in $3.6 billion deficit. for an average worker making 48,000 there are a year, that's a $3800 hit. scott walker in office only six weeks told me that he has no choice. why is this so necessary? >> for us, we're broke. >> reporter: just as republicans prepared to pass the bill, key democrats left the state to stall the vote. capitol police were looking for them. >> we hope that weir in a place that's hard to find. >> rep
. terry? >> reporter: diane, tonight, this square behind me is still filled with tens of thousands of protesters and you can sense their anger and frustration all the way up here. this entire country today was taken on a wild ride of careening emotions and almost unbearably intense political drama. among the vast crowd in tahrir square tonight, the reaction to president mubarak's speech was instantaneous and furious. even as he was still speaking, the crowd took up the one-word fundamental demand of their revolt, "er hal, er hal." "leave, leave." but mubarak made clear one thing, he's not going anywhere anytime soon. "i will be responsible for changing the constitution," he said in a televised speech to the nation. he added he would stay in office until september, "to assure stability and a smooth transfer of power." that and mubarak's announcement that he was delegating some of his presidential powers to his hand-picked vice president omar suleiman. it all came as a crushing disappointment to the protesters. then, vice president suleiman took to the airwaves to try to reassure the
is at the white house. tell us what happened, jake. >> reporter: good evening, diane. president obama wants to get the economy going and as you say, it's just a quick hop across the street, but the distance between the white house and the chamber of commerce on many issues is vast. the temperature was in the 40s when the president walked to the chamber of commerce this morning. the reception inside the building was chilly, as well. >> maybe if we had brought over a fruitcake when i first moved in, we would have gotten off to a better start. >> reporter: the president may have come in the spirit of being more neighborly, but he was hardly looking to just borrow a cup of sugar. >> american companies have nearly $2 trillion sitting on their balance sheets. >> reporter: spend that money, the president said. >> so if i've got one message, my message is now is the time to invest in america. now is the time to invest in america. and if there is a reason that you don't share my confidence, if there is a reason that you don't believe that this is the time to get off the sidelines, to tire and to invest, i
.com news editor diane. she is so steamy she can take the wrinkles out of your slacks by just looking at them. it is true. and he is the smooth talking devil, and he co-hosts that metal show on vh1 classic. i enjoy that. he lives on the street and stinks of old meat, bill shultz. and the man we wish we could smell like. sitting next to me is mr. old spice himself. he is so hot the sun revolves around him. it is true. and he is never read and almost dead. good to see you, pinch. >> sports editors offer och -- offer up bally hoo. my money was on the decatur staleys until i found out they ceased to be a franchise in the early 1920s. greg? >> thank you very much. >> you are welcome very much. >>> they took their toll on the bowl. i speak of the super bowl, super expensive and super annoying ads to create more buzz than a six pack of 4 loco. and the one that got the most hype was the ad that made light of tibet. a groupon is a website, right? >> mountainous tibet is one of the most mountainous places in the world. the people of tibet are in trouble. their very culture is in jeopardy, but t
, and now everybody here is waiting to see how the next few days play out. diane? >> it's a question about the reality and whether the reality is perceived or not, christiane. would you say, at this point, they think they're going to weather this? >> reporter: i feel that from what they told me, they think they're going to be able to weather this. and furthermore, the vice president told me that this is not tunisia. in other words, the president of tunisia was forced to flee. but the president of egypt would not be forced to flee. diane? >> christiane, thank you. and again to the formidable bravery and reporting of our team over in cairo, thank you, again, and to all of them. and we'll be back with you at the end of the broadcast. >>> and by the way, you should know that christiane was inside just now because security said it was too dangerous to broadcast outside. and you can see a lot more of her exclusive interview with president mubarak and his vice president suleiman tonight on a special one-hour edition of "nightline." >> you but we want to go straight to the white house now. they ha
and they should say, you first. >> diane, if you were a smart, young woman. if you were in the administration, what would you tell the united states to do? obama should declare a no fly zone, but he is not doing that. what should we be doing? >> i think it is a tough call and it is definitely above my pay grade. >> we have heard that before. >> my pay rate is very, very low. but they said the foreign oil companies should suspend operations there until the violence stops. that the u.s. sanctions which were dropped when qaddafi dismantled the nuclear program should be reinstated. the united nations should remove libya from the human rights council which is ridiculous since they are on there to begin with. there are measures that can be taken at least in the short run until they figure out what to do on the longer run. >> regan would have already bombed. and i know that's the wrong thing to do, but i would have beenotally supportive of it anyway. >> thank you, thank you. >> bill, speaking of, as rambling and as horrible as his speech was, it was still better than the king's speech. >> he is talk
to learn more about the saudi arabian and his plans today. pierre? >> reporter: diane, the sources i've been talking to on the phone all day say this case is scary. exactly what they are worried about. one official said the suspect is, quote, the real deal. a bonafied threat. >> reporter: the fbi says the evidence is clear. this man, a chemical engineering student from saudi arabia, was planning a murderous campaign. >> this guy appears to be very serious. >> reporter: the potential targets? president george w. bush's dallas home, referred to at the tyra tyrant's house. streets in new york for possible car bombs. nuclear power plants. dams in california and colorado. backpack bombs for a dallas nightclub. and even, the fbi says, studied how to turn dolls into bombs. in his apartment, the fbi said it discovered a bomb-making factory. a has mat suit, lab equipment, wires, clocks and chemicals used in explosive production. much of it bought online at he's only 20, and was here in the u.s. from saudi arabia on a student visa since 2008. >> he is your classic lone wolf-type te
? >>> good evening, diane. beneath that storm, you can see there's every weather extreme. from extreme weather and tornadoes in the deep south to these blizzard warnings in nine states. and yeah, there is everything in the middle. >> it's a historymaking monster storm that has officials warning the 100 million americans in the cross hairs to take precautions. >> this is a storm that is huge. there are many areas of this this storm and saying it's not that bad and we're saying it's not that bad yet. this storm is still moving. >> reporter: fema is mobilizing generators and supplies for emergency shelters throughout the midwest and in four states governors have declared states of emergency. and illinois and missouri are among the states that have called in the national guard to battle this epic storm. there are two sides to this fast moving storm. on the north side, arctic air will create heavy snow, dumping up to three feet in some spots. on the south side of the storm, warmer temperatures will mean sleet and freezing rain. leaving ice across the midsouth and parts of the midwest. roads
.o.t. that know what they're doing, that did a thorough investigation. >> tom: diane he'sabrook joins us now. is this finding clear toyota's reputation? >> i don't know that it necessarily clears toyota's reputation. there was a problem, it turned out to be a mechanical problem. you'll remember that there were sticky gas pedals and floor mats. so that was a much easier problem to fix than a potential electronic problem. but still 8 million vehicles were recalled, it cost the company about $50 million in fines. so i wouldn't say that toyota was completely exonerated. >> tom: it also cost toyota a lot of lost sales and they haven't recovered from those recall levels. over the past couple years its two biggest models continued falling, camry sales off 7.5% last year, corolla sales down almost 10%. so what company has come in to fill this reputation gap? >> i think probably the biggest beneficiary has been hyundai. the sales of the sonata have been doing very well and i also think ford and general motors benefited from it too. you look at sales of the focus and the fusion, those probably benefit
. the news at 5:00 starts right now. >>> good evening. i'm diane dwyer. we have new information tonight about the search for the man who kidnapped and killed a 4-year-old boy from the central valley town of patterson last month. detectives say they found the body of a man this morning floating in the delta men dote a canal. these are live pictures of the scene. the description of the body matches that of the suspected kidnapper jose rodriguez. an autopsy on the body is scheduled tuesday. rodriguez snatched 4-year-old juliani cardenas a month ago and drove into the canal. juliani's body was found earlier this month. about 1,000 people gathered for a memorial service for the little boy. >>> san francisco police found a 65-year-old man dead inside his home on knob hill, and tonight they say they are searching for his killer. police received a call last night asking them to check on the man at his apartment on bush street near jones in the lower knob hill neighborhood. officers arrived and found the 65-year-old man dead with signs of trauma to his body. neighbors tell us a man may have taken in a
on "world news" with diane sawyer, made in america. we're going to begin with a simple question for us all. look around you at your home tonight. how much of what you see in the living room, bedroom right now was entirely made in america, and what difference would that make when it comes to american jobs? >> join "world news" as we set off on a kind of challenge. >> you have heard diane in recent days with our countdown to "made in america." after all, it has been the american workforce that has p l pulled us out of nearly every downfall in the economy. and back then, for every ten things americans bought, only one from bought overseas. today, more than half of what we buy is made overseas. so we set out all across the country to find a typical modern american family to check their home for anyothing not made in america. anything not made in america had to be removed. and even as we were flying, we had to wonder, what are we flying in? we landed in dallas, and the plaen was a boeing, so at least we got here on an american plane. boeing has acknowledged not every piece of their planes is m
>>> good evening. i'm diane dwyer. a chilly, wet weekend across the bay area, as a winter storm stays locked in. we saw some very low snow in the east and south bay, meaning some people didn't have to go very far to see that snow. at the same time the winds and rain just didn't let up, causing problems for homeowners and drivers as well. nbc bay area's elyce kirchner joins us in san francisco with the latest tonight. elyce? >> reporter: hi, diane. earlier from the oakland hills, we saw the rain coming down. we even saw snow in the berkeley hills this afternoon. now it's all cleared up and the rain stopped just in time for the chinese new year's parade. loud snaps of firecrackers go off as tens of thousands line the wet pavement in san francisco's chinatown. >> we're just out here to watch the parade. >> reporter: watching the parade, despite the blustery wind and soggy cold. >> it's cold. and there's a parade happening right there. look right over there, there's a parade. >> reporter: billed as the largest chinese cultural event held outside of china, it did not disappoint. >> t
there's tropical cyclone diane and diane remaining at category 2 strength but forecasts calling for the system to strengthen within 24 hours. it's expected to become a category 3 cyclone so this is a strong system that we are talking about here. winds will likely get even stronger over the next few days so we do want to watch out for that. it does remain well offshore and it looks like it's going to remain that way at least for anotday. so it won't have a direct impact on the coastline here. those gale-force winds will stay offshore but either way we'll see stronger surf conditions here for the next few days. you do want to watch out if you're going to be in the warning areas. in the north, we have carlos, the remnants of that cyclone. it's still with us and continues to remain a fairly potent storm system, bringing those rains in. while winds are not too strong right now, it could get stronger as the system is expected to head back into the gulf on saturday and that will give it a lot more energy and start becoming possibly a tropical cyclone yet again. now, it's been producing
and chris moscony is here representing george moscony. [applause] and after the moscony years, it was diane feinstein. and her husband, richard blum, is here. they actually got married in the chambers upstairs. [applause] now, in just a minute, the president of the board of supervisors is going to say the words that will allow you, the public, to know what the vote was in his chambers earlier in the afternoon. but mr. lee, there have been several people from across the bay, from sacramento and other places, who are here to extend their warm welcome. standing next to you is mayor newsom's chief of protocol, my chief of protocol, diane's chief of protocol, everybody's chief of protocol, who's ever had a chief of protocol in san francisco, charlotte schultz. and i hope she sticks around as your chief of protocol. [applause] one of your state senators, and we have two of those, only one is present at the moment. the other one is up working on the budget. but senator leland yee is here to welcome you. [applause] and a man who went to bed on saturday night, a cop with a badge and who woke up on s
of that, we have diane sawyer's exclusive interview with donald rumsfeld. several questions during the course of the interview that literally brought him to tears. he has that gruf republtation, t when he talks about his family it's a surprising reaction. >>> first, a presidential challenge to american business. help jumpstart our economy by simply hiring more workers. >> it's all part of the white house strategy to improve relations with the business community. karen travers is in washington with the details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. president obama went into the belly of the beast yesterday. it's all part of the white house's effort to reach out to the business community to create jobs and economic growth. it was a short walk from the white house to the u.s. chamber of commerce. but president obama's message could go a long way toward mending strained relations between his administration and the business community. >> we can and we must work together. >> reporter: the idea of mr. obama delivering a speech to the chamber seemed unthinkable just a few months ago. th
: diane we saw a new map of the united states today. it was not flattering. beyond being overweight as nation, the map reveals the correlation between wagtd and disease and higher doctor bills new numbers today from the cdc revealing that it caused a huge swath of american adults get no exercise at all. but, it's hardly just the south, wide out and the numbers aren't much better. more than a quarter of americans don't exercise at all. no brisk walks, no gardening. an behind these numbers, something even more troubling. a direct correlation, those counties with the least amount of exercise are the same ones with skyrocketing bills. >> we have seen this correlation suffering from diabetes. >> reporter: 15 in 1908 more than 5% of children were overweight. today that number has more tran tripled. >> the unfortunate model of our health care system we really treat disease -- >> reporter: by prescribing medicine than a walk around the block. take statins for health disease. since the late '80s the number has increased by ten times what it was. 76 pounds. >> 76 pounds from september 1st. >>
conditions in chicago throughout the night. it's going to be rauf 24 hours. diane? >> this is spoke from someone who has seen at of rough storms. thank you, sam. we asked other correspondents to give us the experience of giving out in the snow and ice and the wind. ryan owens braved it today. we begin today. >> reporter: diane, good evening oklahoma city. which is a ghost town for good reason. we have seen near white out conditions all day long. almost a foot os snow and listen to that wind. sometimes howling at 60 miles an hour, creating a windchill of 30 degrees below zero. state officials all but begged oklahomans to stay off the roads today, and for the most part they listened. >> it's a little bit chilly out. >> reporter: marcus alexander was one of the few who had to go to work but he didn't get far. further south in texas, the blizzard hit hard this morning shutting down dfw international airport for a few hours and leaving dallas's usually busy interstates deserted. drivers who did venture out found nothing but ice. once this blizzard blows out of here, it will be replaced by the
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